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 Car Audio Solutions

 Problem: I get noise on my car audio system that disappears when I turn the car off.

 Possible Cause

Suggested Solution
Alternator or ignition noise is being picked up through the power connection. Install a 12-volt noise filter between the power tap and the power input on your car audio.
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 Problem: The sound distorts at high volume when I play the radio in my car audio system.

 Possible Cause

Suggested Solution
The radio wattage is too low to drive the speakers. Use a car amplifier to increase the radio's power.
Replace the speakers with ones which match the radio's output.
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 Problem: My car radio only get one station.

 Possible Cause

Suggested Solution
There is a problem with the wiring. Check the antenna circuit and rewire if necessary.
There is a problem with the antenna. Check the antenna and replace if necessary.
There is a problem with the radio. If you received more than one station with your previous system and you have already checked the wiring and the antenna, either replace the radio or send it to a service center.
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 Problem: My car radio keep running hot and blowing fuses.

 Possible Cause

Suggested Solution
The wires to different speakers have been combined rather than run separately. Make sure that each of the speakers has 2 wires run to it. Combining speaker wires will cause this problem.
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 Problem: I lose my station memories in my car radio when I turn off the vehicle.

 Possible Cause

Suggested Solution
The tuner memory wire may not be connected properly.  Connect the yellow wire to your vehicle battery's positive (+) terminal or to a fuse that provides a continuous source of 12 volts. This connection provides continuous power for the clock and tuner memory when the ignition is turned off.
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 Problem: The amplifier stays on for a few minutes, then shuts off, then comes back on, then shuts off again.

 Possible Cause

Suggested Solution
It is overheating due to power issues. Check your power ratings to be sure they match the amplifier's specifications.
There is a problem with the amplifier. If the power ratings are correct, the amplifier needs to be sent to a service center.
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 Problem: When using two amplifiers, I lose the right channel on one amp.

 Possible Cause

Suggested Solution
There is a problem in the sound system or wiring. Try swapping amplifiers or bypassing that amp. If the problem persists on the right channel on both amps, check the wiring and sound system.
There is a problem with the amplifier. Replace the amplifier that displays the problem or send it to a service center .
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